General Terms & Conditions
Agreement Between User and Business Partnering International, Ltd. (BPI)
This Web site is offered to the User conditioned upon acceptance by the User without modification of the terms and conditions contained herein. Use of the services, contents and/or products presented in any and all areas of this site constitutes the User’s agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of this Web site are Copyright © 1997- 2012, Business Partnering International, Ltd., Vantage Place, 4327 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 USA or by third party content providers and are protected by international copyright law. All rights reserved.
If you download any material, you must keep all copyright and other notices intact. The right to use this Web site or any of its contents is not transferable to any other person or entity. User is responsible for all use of User’s account (under any screen name and password) and for ensuring that all use of this Web site through User’s account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. User may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any graphic images or information or other content obtained from this Web site.
ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES IN THIS SITE AND THIRD PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. BPI, ITS CERTIFIED AGENCIES, AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS WEB SITE AT ANY TIME.
BPI, ITS CERTIFIED AGENCIES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION; THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ACCESSING AND USING THIS SITE AND/OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN.
BPI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OFFERED WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE USER ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
Use of this site is at your own risk. This site may contain data, claims of experience, statements, opinion or other information from various information providers and content providers. BPI does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any data, claims of experience, statements, opinion or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this site or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such data, claims of experience, statements, opinion or other information shall also be at your own risk. Neither BPI nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages resulting thereof.
User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless BPI and all officers, directors, shareholders, employees, authorized representatives and agents form and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of any introductions, information, claims of experience, messages or materials uploaded, posted, distributed, or transmitted to or though this site by you.
User agrees to (as available) send and receive electronic mail, respond to inquiries or requests for additional information, engage in conferences, download and upload files and otherwise use this Web site only as permitted by these terms and conditions, any additional policies or procedures published on this Web site from time to time by BPI, and applicable law.
Links To Third Parties’ Web Sites
This Web site may contain links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. BPI does not operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on such third-party sites. Third party links are included solely for the convenience of users, and do not constitute any endorsement by BPI and/or its suppliers. User assumes sole responsibility for use of third party links and pointers and disclaimers set forth herein are equally applicable to such third party sites.
BPI shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time. Notification of any such changes shall be made herein. Changes shall be effective immediately, and subsequent use by you of this site shall constitute your acceptance of them.
This agreement is effective until terminated by BPI, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the service and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from bulletin boards, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.
Indemnity/Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall BPI, or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, BPI materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that BPI is not liable for any conduct of any User.
As a condition of use of this Web site, the User agrees to indemnify BPI and its suppliers from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including attorneys’ fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from User’s use of this Web site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If you are dissatisfied with any BPI material, introductions, or with any of BPI’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Web site.
Governing Law, Forum Selection & Waiver of Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without regard to the conflicts of law provisions thereof. User hereby consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia located in Henrico County or the City of Richmond and further agrees that said courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for the resolution of all disputes hereunder. User hereby waives any objection to venue or personal jurisdiction.
I understand that by entering into this agreement that I have subjected myself to personal jurisdiction in the Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuant to 8.01-328.1 of the Code of Virginia and I further understand that by the use of the computer or computer network which is located in the Commonwealth of Virginia that this shall constitute an act in the Commonwealth of Virginia which is the basis for personal jurisdiction under that statute
BPI reserves the right to make any and all changes to this Web site at its sole discretion without notice to the User. BPI reserves the right to deny access to this Web site to anyone at any time.
This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained in this Web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control.
If you fail to perform any or all of your obligations under this Agreement, then you agree to pay all of BPI’s costs, including attorney’s fees (not to exceed 30%), the fees of collection agencies, and other expenses incurred by BPI in enforcing any of the terms of this Agreement. If you fail to pay any obligation within 30 days from the date that it is due, then you agree to pay 24% interest on the amount due at the rate of 2% per month.
If any provision is deemed to be unlawful or non-enforceable, that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.